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know. >> it took hours of cursing, screaming and debate, but this morning oakland has finally made a decision on a very controversial proposal to reduce violent crime. it is now poised to hire one of the best known policing experts in america, bill bratton. nbc bay area's christie smith spoke with them this morning. she joins us with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, marla. the message coming out of the oakland police department this morning is that oakland has only one police chief, howard jordan, that bill bratton will offer advice on how to reduce crime here. doesn't have to be what worked in new york or l.a., but boy, there is a lot of doubt. the 2:00 a.m. vote brought a mix of relief and anger. the city council approved a contract hiring high profile police chief bill bratton to help oakland get a handle on violent crime, but opponents say his aggressive style just won't work here. >> i think that the zero tolerance also has this really destabilizing effect on communities. it relies a lot on kind of massive police sweeps and high numbers of arrests. >> repo
>>> a surge in violence in oakland has the mayor talking. >>> it's cold out there but not as cold as sunday morning. we'll explain why. >>> we're live in santa clara one of the city's in the bay area that is waiting for the flu to strike. we'll tell you how bad the situation is here. >>> plus how last week's oil tanker accident could lead to permanent changes in the san francisco bay. it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning. thank you for joining us on this monday morning. january 14th i'm pam cook. >> and i'm dave clark. let's check weather, traffic, steve is here. steve, pam said knock it off with the cold. [ laughter ] she said knock it off. >> slowly. we have enough of a breeze. clear skies and temperatures today will be in the 50s or upper 40s. here is sal. >>> steve, good morning. westbound interstate 80 looks pretty good. also the morning commute is looking good if you are driving on westbound bay bridge approach. it is 5:00 let's go back to the desk. >>> in the news this morning gunfire at a birthday party last night capped off yet another viole
. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. time now 6:01. >>> the bill bratton debate in oakland ended about four hours ago. the so-called super cop is going to be a consultant for the oakland police department and cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is in our newsroom with details on the debate that took half the night. anne. >> reporter: good morning. there were so many people that wanted to speak about this, the meeting lasted about 9 hours. finally the city council approved the contract with bill bratton by a vote of 7-1 including a provision that says whatever policies come from the consulting will not permit any racial profiling. bill bratton is the former police chief of l.a. and new york now charged with advising the oakland pd on the short-term crime-fighting strategy and community safety plan. the council approved spending $250,000 to hire him. protestors say he is over agressing including "stop & frisk" measures in which people can be stopped and searched i an officer deems them suspicious. >> i'm mortified if this council says it rejects "stop &
on the rise. and right now: an overflow crowd at oakland's city council meeting. >> public safety is number one >> pam: the cash=strapped city debates whether to spend a quarter million dollars on controversial police consultant bill bratton supporters say he is the right man to lead the fight against crime in one of america's most violent cities. opponents say they have concerns. >> very valid concerns about bringing in a military=minded man like bratton to make things better. >> pam: right now at eight o-clock. the oakland city council is weighing whether or not to bring in police and security heavyweight bill bratton. to consult its beleagured police department. bratton formerly served as police chief in los angeles, and police commissioner in new york city and in boston. but last week. oakland residents voiced their concerns about bratton's controversial tactics. which include the "stop- and- frisk" policy. kron 4's terisa estacio is live in oakland tonight. where the city council is hearing from those concerned residents. terisa? >> reporter: things are really heating up in oakland. le
deputies and a supervisor to patrol oakland streets two days a week. also, a new police academy class is now scheduled for later this year to train more officers. now, these votes come as oakland has experienced a rapid rise in crime. there is some hope that these new measures may make a dent in the statistics. live in the newsroom, anne makovec, cbs 5. >>> a one-alarm fire erupted at an apartment building on oakland street near octavia boulevard in san francisco. the fire was record around 2:45 this morning. trees near the three-story apartment building caught fire. the frames spread on the outside wall of the structure. it was out in an hour. no injuries. >>> police are investigating an armed robbery that took place in downtown palo alto last night. it happened at the 300 block of ramona street shortly before 9:00. at this time, police are not releasing details about the suspect, victim, what was stolen or the type of weapon that was used and they are asking anyone with information about the incident to contact them immediately. >>> in other hea
murder and arson for sunday's attack in the bayview. oliver was arrested yesterday at an oakland hotel. the victim, 25-year-old starr lamar still in the hospital with life-threatening burns. >>> dna technology has prompted an arrest in a 28-year-old mountain view murder case. it was january of 1985 when the body of 21-year-old saba girm april. was found in a dumpster behind a safeway on north shore line boulevard. friday police arrested a man on suspicion of murder. his dna was matched to skin under the victim's fingernails. >>> the search for victims of a so-called "speed freak" killers is taking a new turn. the feds are going to dig another possible burial site in san joaquin county for victims of westly shermantine and lauren herr son. the fbi is focusing on a 50- foot well near where 1,000 bones were found. >> this well is approximately 50 feet deep. as i said earlier, we may only be able to excavate 5 feet each day. so we are going to do a very methodical and careful search. >> the feds took over the investigation from the san joaquin county she
a developing story out of oakland where right now police are still searching for two men who they say shot an undercover police officer. this happened just after 6:00 last night on the 1700 block of seminary ave. this is video from our helicopter partnership with abc 7 news. so far they have managed to detain one person possibly who is connected to the shooting. officer was shot suffered " non " life- threatening injuries. >> it is 12 hours after the shooting and officers are still here. they are collecting evidence and they're not necessarily going door-to-door but reportedly one of the suspects dropped their gun and all three of them fled the same. we do know what this point that there is this what bioko out here and they will be here for quite a while. they are not tell me how much longer that will continue to be here. a lot of people in this neighborhood are frustrated because they're not able to walk past the yellow tape to get to their homes. >> i have just learned that the oakland police department's stated that this story is so huge because an officer was shot. they will hold a new
're dealing with today. >> for the second time in a weekend, oakland police officer is shot. the police chief's message to his force, and the people of oakland. >> and word of new help complications tonight for giants fan, brian stowe. and for the san francisco 49ers, a little less nfc after glow as the team gets down to business and the baltimore ravens. good evening, i'm ken bastida. the police chief wants everyone to listen up. he is not mincing his words after another officer was shot in east oakland. the second this week. cbs 5 reporter is at the scene. juliette. >> reporter: ken, the police chief taking a tough stance tonight. police were out here around 5:45 this evening. they were investigating this hit-and-run car crash that you can see. then they heard gun shots a block away. they ran to the scene. police say the gunman saw them in uniform and started firing shots directly at them. >> this will not be tolerated. you cannot shoot at police officers when they are trying to carry out their work in the line of duty. >> tonight, oakland's police chief saying the streets are getting m
. concerned residents speak out. as the oakland city council weighs in whether or not to bring in police and security heavyweight bill bratton. to consult its struggling police department. bratton formerly served as police chief in los angeles, and police commissioner in new york city and in boston. but last week. a number of oakland residents voiced concerns about bratton's controversial tactics. which include the "stop- and- frisk" policy. tonight at 11 -- the city continues hearing from those concerned residents. kron 4's reggie kumar is live in oakland tonight. reggie what's the latest? >> they have been consulting, with over 200 people that wanted to talk about this item. let me show you what it to looked like tonight. it has been mowemore subdued. about the safety consultant team. he is calling the former la p d bratton one of the brightest minds in policing and he is one of the best to work with limited to resources we will hear from parents of blouferd if you remember, he was shot by police. >> stop and frisk we will exercise constitutional policing >> if they let this go on if
next door to richmond! >> reporter: activists from groups including "occupy oakland" are protesting saying he has openly aggressive police measures including "stop & frisk" in which people can be stopped and searched just for looking suspicious. >> it's racial profiling. and any young black or brown person who fits the profile is going to be subject to being harassed. >> the city is polarized on this issue. it can't stay black and white like that. not every police officer is an angel but not every police officer is corrupt either. >> reporter: in the end the council approved spending $250,000 to hire bratton the former police chief of los angeles and new york and he is now charged with advising the opd on a short-term crime- fighting strategy. oakland's police chief howard jordan says there is no discussion of using "stop & frisk" and that he does not support that policy. mayor quan's office sent out a letter this morning saying the aclu down in los angeles reported a dramatic drop in police-related complaints during his tenure as t
. >> just a few hours ago the oakland city council voted to bring in a police consultant who many fear could conduct racial profiling. coming up i will tell you why many african- american ministers say it is a good idea. >> a live look from washington we're monitoring the latest from secretary of state clinton getting ready to testify about the benghazi attack of the u.s. consulate. >> we will have the details coming up. >> what is going on weather and traffic erica. >> off and on line for santa rosa and petaluma. light showers in livermore valley portions of interstate 80 and driving our the altamonte pass. >> the bulk of the moisture is heading off shore. it is on satellite and radar view. this is a north to south system and our pushing in from the south. it is not as cold as what we actually saw for the last few system. this weekend at of arctic air associated with it. it will be a colder rain for saturday and sunday. focusing on today's wet weather probably trace amounts may be a 10th of an edge of a heart of the bay area. you will need to use your umbrella. it is 7:01 a.m. it is time fo
though. 29 in concord and oakland. look at santa rosa, still chilly. 27 degrees. we'll have the entire forecast for you in a fews. >>> and the big mavericks surf competition is happening tomorrow. spectators are trying to catch the best views of the big show. and you do have to follow some new rules as this year the beach and all the cliffs will be off limits. the same goes to all roads. the best way to view the competition is at the mavericks festival held at the hotel and spa at princeton harbor. >>> the event is half a mile out so it will be tough to see anyway. you will certainly be better off viewing it from the jumbotron. >> there will be cameras of the surfers everywhere you can think of, all feeding live video back to shore. organizers, they expect the beautiful weather and the largest crowds ever both on the shore and on the water. >>> now other bay area headlines this morning. a richmond man who shot and killed his ex-girlfriend and the man he thought they were dating was sentenced to death, convicted in november for the 2009 mu
will enjoy a clear skies and greas breezy conditions. >> vallejo 34. upper '30's in fairfield. 42 and oakland. 47 in san francisco. >> transitioning into the afternoon mid to upper 50s potentially low 60s. santa rosa 60. 62 now a pyrrhic 63 in haywood best-62 and nap--62 >> we will enjoy clear skies, sunshine, and temperatures on the moors side. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows thursday even friday mid to upper 60s. some locations to our south could warming to the seventies. it will fill like spring. inland lows dropping into the upper '30's. >> a small chance for showers into sunday. temperatures will stay on the warmer side. expect partly cloudy skies as we start the next work weeks. >> that is your weather. >> taking a quick check of your commute. no hot spots. >> the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza doing fine. >> no problems at the san mateo bridge accident free for those of you heading toward cost the city. >> south bound 101 and easy ride the tell light making their way into san francisco. >> best-toward a foster city. >> and 8 year old girl is recovering after b
stolen from the oakland museum. thieves broke in on monday, took off with a historic gold box worth more than 80$0,000. museum officials and mayor quan will announce a reward at 9:30 a.m. this is the second time in two months someone broke into the museum. >>> the water is back on at a bay area hospital disrupted by a pipe problem. alta bates medical center in oakland declared a code dry for the building yesterday afternoon halting all water use. surgeries were halted and no water was available anywhere. the problem a plumbing failure. the code dry lasted for more than 4 hours. >>> this morning, vice president joe biden is talking about ways to curb gun violence. he is meeting with victim groups and gun safety organizations. tomorrow he will meet with the national rifle association and other gun owner groups. president obama wants biden to hear about those policy plans by the end of the month e. >>> the obama administration says when american troops pull out of afghanistan at the end of next year, the u.s. could pull out all of them. white house
in and around the bay area 35 in oakland. a few degrees cooler here. 32 in livermore. 30 or so in danville where we saw alex just a few moments ago. nevado checking in about 30, below freezing, at the airport 27 degrees reported there. so we have partly cloudy skies, very cold temperatures this morning, if you are going to get out any time soon be prepared for that winter weather and you have frost which weather as well. you may be scraping the wind shield, just had a light radar. you can see the clouds as they continue to pass through. we have the northerly flow that continues. we have been locked in the pattern for a few days and we will continue this way. here is the ridge of high pressure. you can see how the clouds just scoot right down to california, even bringing us a slight chance for rain at times, few spring manies reported in the delta. we will continue that for today but the rain will stay off the coast. we will be partly cloudy, cool, temperatures in the low 50s for the afternoon. that's a few degrees below what we normally get. we will continue with this dry pattern in the northwes
're following this tuesday morning. and oakland police officer has been shot after following up on another shooting. we will have a live report from the scene coming up. >> we're taking a live look from our mount tam camera. a good start to this tuesday morning. first let us get to the traffic desk. >> we are tracking problems continuing on 101 a northbound direction chains. our hot spot is an accident on the bayshore freeway north of 92 door avenue backing up the traffic court ralston on the bayshore freeway. as we worked to clear the crash to ease the congestion coming off of the san mateo bridge at 92 in the west bound direction. >> also continue to watch the bay bridge which was an early morning hot spot. some improvement especially for the 880 approach. if the east shore freeway is slow all the way from golden gate fields. that is a long ride of a total east shore freeway drive time is 23 minutes. that is better than normal. >> the ride coming out of the macarthur maize is backed up to the 24 split. that is not leading to the bay bridge. it is leading to the east shore freeway. the ba
and a few 60s and there will be a lot more today, sonoma novato, 62 for santa rosa, 54 antioch, 62 oakland and berkeley and alameda 62 and low 60s, morgan hill, cupertino, same for daily city half-moon bay and 59 in san francisco. fog will be increasing in the valley but the coast and bay will continue to warm up and it looks quiet into the weekend. >>> anybody can now own a piece of solyndra. solyndra owned more than half million and in 2011 is filed for bankruptcy. most of the equipment was auctioned off and in santa clara they scooped up many of the tube shaped modules scooped up for $10 each. >>> many have to finds ways to get to school. the union is worried drivers could lose their jobs. more than 150,000 students are affected by the strikes including 5 4,000 children with special needs. >>> gary coleman died this week in his bay area home town. >> the fact is i adopted willis and arnold. >> his name was comrade. he adopted two young african- american brothers and one of the top stars say it is one of the most heart wrenching days of his life. it was a family show that tackled social
hours ago oakland city voted to bring again a new person. i will tell you wh manhillary clinton s getting ready to testify about the band out the attack on the u.s. consulate and a very important vote this morning to raise the u.s. debt limit and avoid a default details coming up. >> most of the moisture is still off shore. here is a look at just scattered showers. we are contending with light showers just north of santa rosa. the good news is that east bay is currently dry and there's no water on road. we did see some rain earlier this morning along the dumbarton bridge. but that is no longer the case. a lot of the moisture that we see have actually not been hitting the ground. we do have a more wet weather on the way. everyone is waking up to cloudy conditions. the temperatures are warmer than 24 hours ago. >> the chance for showers a return as we head into the weekend. i will have your fedetails coming up in a few. >> your quick commute check shows that light traffic is still for most of the bay area. in the east bay it is only slowing for highway 43 antioch. there is a tiny bi
indirectly played a part in the house fire in oakland tonight. the victorrian home was abandoned and the owner says squatters often take over to get out of the rain. two people are questioned in connection with the fire. they were found on a neighboring roof and had to be rece cued. the three story house fire on the 600 block of harrison street in the chinatown area tonight. >>> it will be announced tomorrow. the department of defense is going to allow women to handle combat duties for the u.s. military. that decision will allow women into hundreds of thousands of frontline positions and potentially elite commando units as well. david curly has the story. >> reporter: a stunning turnaround. a unanimous vote by the top generals which the defense will accept to remask the ban of women serving combat roles. >> it will be the first fully integrated military in america's history. without discernible frontlines women did serve in combat roles in iraq and afghanistan. donning flak jackets, and ended up in the middle of fire fights. >> taken fire everywhere. i remember hearing the pings
:01. young child in oakland remains in critical condition after being hit by a car. it happened at 28th avenue and foothill boulevard about 5:30. police say it was not a hit and run. investigators want to know if the young boy ran out into traffic or if he was in the crosswalk. >>> new information this morning on boeing's troubled 787 dream liner. japanese investigator says excess voltage may be causing battery issues. the federal aviation administration grounded all of boeing 787 until they can prove the batteries are safe. that is after a dream liner had to make an emergency landing in japan after a battery light came on. and a battery fire was reported on another 787 in boston. >>> we are following developing news in an ongoing situation in algeria. where they took dozens of foreigners hostage including some americans. there is word this morning the algerian military has launched another raid on the complex to try to free the remaining hostages. it's believed as many as 35 people were killed in a raid by algerian troops yesterday. coming up at 5:15 why algeria says it could not warn
firefighters had to save him. >>> westbound 24 between walnut creek and oakland, getting a little bit more crowded. peel we'll you -- we'll tell you about other things og gun in the east bay. &c&c1 powerful answers. verizon. >>> aagency >>> a hawaiian beach is back open after a surfer was attacked by a shark. it happened two days ago. a 43-year-old man was reportedly surfing about 200 yards offshore with a friend when a shark bit his arm. he also suffered injuries to his legs. it's believed the shark was a 15-foot tiger shark. >> it was somewhat kemping this is our surf break and there's a 15 to 16-foot tiger shark right there, hanging out -- concerning this is our surf break and there's a 15 to 16- foot tiger shark right out there. >>> a firefighter had to be rescued himself from smalling snow. he climbed a ladder to get to people trapped on the fourth floor, when a huge amount of show hit him. etch was knocked down, but somehow he managed -- he was knocked down but somehow he managed to stay on the bad -- on the ladder. >> it makes sense the heat would melt that and make it fall off. >>
: this comes at a very critical time. the oakland city council may spend over a million dollars to bring on a crime consultant, brill bratton. members of the public safety commission and police chief were shouted down. the committee said yes, but i spoke to some activists this morning who said this would lead to racial profiling here in oakland. now, the chief has said he wouldn't support any policies that would violate people's rights, but he said now more than ever he thinks bill bratton is the right man for the job. >> thank you very much. also from oakland, oakland city council considering a graffiti enforcement ordnance. the ordnance, which received preliminary approval last month, seeks harsher penalties for taggers. the new fine on businesses that failed to remove graffiti within 15 days. the city council now expected to take a final vote on the issue tonight. >>> in brentwood now, four teenagers have been seriously injured after being shot during a drive by shooting. they range in age from 13 to 16 years old. police say all four were standing on the sidewalk near a home on bretto
but policing expert. 2013 has been a dangerous year so far. >> oakland has a crisis. we have to take immediate action to assure our citizens we're beefing up our police department. >> reporter: the city is looking to implement numerous changes to cut down on the crime. and starting a new police academy class. but the most controversial move involving bringing in former los angeles police chief william bratton. >> i think they're doing it as much as of a pr move as anything else. >> reporter: bratton is viewed as an over zealous police leader. >> they try these practices like gang injunctions, like curfews and oakland residents reject them. >> reporter: after 126 homicides last year and a dwindling force, bratton's expertise is needed. >> i think he's a wonderful leader in law enforcement. i look guard to working with him. i don't expect any of the controversy that is surrounding him to be an issue for us. >> reporter: if you ask new city council member noel it appears city leaders are ready to approve the $250,000 contract for his services. >> that's governments primary respo
. >>> for the second time in four days, the oakland police officer has been shot. good evening, i'm ken bastida. liz has the night off tonight with another one of his officers in the hospitals. the police chief in oakland has a message for everyone. juliette goodrich is at the scene tonight. julia? >> reporter: can oakland police taking a tough stand tonight, the police chief having tough words tonight. there was a hit and run accident that happened at this intersection. two cars actually colliding into this building tonight. that's what police were investigating that hit and run crash as they heard shots fired just one block away. they ran to this scene. police say that the gunman saw them in uniform and started firing shots directly at them. >> this will not be tolerated. you cannot shoot them when they are trying to carry out their line of duty. >> reporter: saying that the streets are getting meaner. >> we're going to do everything in our powers to put an end to this. >> reporter: the 13-year veteran shot in the leg returned fire at the suspect who then
of my battling a 2 alarm fire last night in a vacant oakland home. here is video from the scene. the fire for started around 5:00 p.m., and the 600 block of harrison street near oakland's chinatown neighborhood. when firefighters arrived they found two people on a neighboring roof, and it appeared that they had stayed there from the burning home. the two were detained by oakland police for questioning. authorities say that the building is a total loss. the cause of the fire remains under investigation. >> meanwhile, police are investigating a body that was found along the alameda shore line. authorities say a man was walking down a path at robert w. crowned memorial state beach and noticed a body or around 10:00 a.m. yesterday morning. alameda fire crews pulled on the man's body from the water near was blind and shoreline drives. he is believed to be 87 between 20 and 30 years old, he was fully close with no obvious sign of trauma. if police believe that the body had been in the water for about six hours. the alameda county coroner's office is working to identify the man. >> if
for sunday's attack in the bayview at a laundromat. police arrested him at an oakland hotel. the victim 25-year-old star lamar still hospitalized with life-threatening burns. >>> a basically accused of hitting -- bicyclist accused of hitting and killing someone is charged with felony vehicular manslaughter for last april's accident. today's court appearance is set for a preliminary hearing. >>> the man charged with killing two people in san francisco on new year's day goes to court this morning. 19-year-old david morales is facing two counts of murder and a number o other charges arrested after a shooting and crash that left two people dead on south van ness avenue. his bail is $10 million. >>> dna technology has promised and arrest in a -- prompted an arrest in a 1985 mountain view murder. the body of 21-year-old saba germai was found on north shore line boulevard. friday 53-year-old daniel garcia of fresno was arrested for suspicion of murder. his dna was found under the victim's fingernails. >>> walnut creek police are defending two officers who sho
to 32. 42 in oakland. 47 in redwood city. 42 san jose. chilly start in sebastopol. 40 degrees in hillsburg to the east bay. 35 degrees for you in walnut creek. the winds again generally light. calm in napa as well as santa rosa. just a light breeze in oakland. livermore reporting calm conditions. it's right along the coastline and hills reporting gusty conditions. north westerly flow already settling in. that is drawing us out. that is why we are not seeing any fog out there. drier conditions already in place. we are seeing the cooler numbers as well. see just a little bit of moisture here dancing around unsettled weather in the forecast for today. should i mention that? it's almost an after thought. we have been seeing mostly sunny skies. temperatures will be cooler. this system bringing colder air into the area. already settling in. filling it this morning and by the afternoon in addition to breezy conditions we can expect our temperatures to be below average. take a look at what i do expect for san rafael. 53 for san francisco. 54 in hayward. low to mid 50s in the north bay
announcer ] there's no time like beggin' time.?Ñ >>> officials in the city of oakland, california, are desperately searching for ways to stop a surge in gun violence. on wednesday it hired william bratton, the former los angeles police chief, as a consultant. last year there were 117 gun deaths in oakland and 14 since the school shooting in newtown, connecticut, six weeks ago. john blackstone takes a closer look. >> reporter: at a crowded city council meeting that ran into early morning, residents of oakland debated how to bring crime under control. >> with the climate of violence in our city will all of us make it home safe tonight? >> reporter: the city council voted to call in outside help, spending $250,000 to get advice from william bratton, former police chief in los angeles and new york. >> yeah, we need help, and we need help bad. >> reporter: larry reed, oakland's vice mayor, says he's even started wearing a bulletproof vest. >> this is the first time i've ever been afraid for myself and my family. >> reporter: but this resident wasn't sure t
will burn off. clearlake, 64. st. helena, 64. 56 antioch. 64 berkeley, oakland. mid-60s here. santa clara, 64. 60s on the coast. it should be beautiful. 63 redwood city, palo alto and mountain view atherton. we have a little bit more fog tomorrow and then here comes the cold surge dropping down thursday and friday. the mornings will be all right the -- i mean, it will be cold. but it will still be breezy. >>> 7:10. pleasant in -- police in pleasant hill have arrested a teenager accused of casing homes but another suspect is on the loose still. police are looking for this man, 28-year-old richard guerro because they say he and a 17- year-old boy were seen casing homes to burglarize saturday morning. a neighbor told police they were writing down information about the homes in the neighborhood. police found their car but officers say guerro managed to escape after leading them on a chase. >>> a new fish census shows reduced numbers of six types of fish in the past year, including the protected delta smelt. those numbers started to go down sharply in 2002. state fish and wildlife officials sa
medical center in oakland declared a "code dry" for the building yesterday afternoon. the hospital halted almost all water use. during the time, all surgeries were on hold and no one could flush toilets or turn on any taps or drinking fountains. the problem: a plumbing failure. the "code dry" lasted for about four hours. repairs are under way at the oakland unified school district headquarters which got flooded. someone left a tap open in a custodian's closet all night. the water damaged every floor in the building. staff will work out of another building during the clean-up. >>> san jose investigators are looking into the cause of a garage fire in the city's alone in a park area. it was record about 7:30 last night at a home near taylor and 15th. neighbors thought someone was in the garage but that was not the case. no one was injured but the garage, three cars and a boat were destroyed. >>> the continental united states 2012 was the hottest year on record. that's according to the government's scientists. the average temperature, 55.3 degrees
ride out of oakland to san francisco. >> the san mateo bridge is problem free for those of you heading towards of the city. >> the golden gate bridge is wet keep that in mind. other than that no accidents to report we are seeing green on the road way censors for those of you coming out of marin county. james. >> thank you erica. >> 4:03. we have a developing story in marin county. a water main plank in kentfield . chp says the intersection may buckle as it is not possible at this hour. flood started this morning around 2:15 a.m.. we have a crew in route, we will bring you updates as they become available. >> this is video that has come into our newsroom with water gushing out of the ground as a result of a water main break. >> fire crews spent most of the night valley to alarm fire and a vacant building in oakland. we have video from the scene. the first- best fire first started around 6 and evein the evening. >> when firefighters arrived they found two people in a neighboring roof and it appeared they had escaped their from a burning home. the two were detained by oakland police for q
to the bay area weekend. >>> a young boy was hit by a car in oakland tonight and is in critical condition at children's hospital. police say the boy was struck at 48th avenue and foothill avenue around 5:30 p.m. police say he was bleeding from the head. at this point police are trying to figure out if he ran into traffic or he was hit while in the crosswalk. >>> meantime there's a dramatic twist to the story we told you last night about the attempted kidnapping of a south bay child. amber lee is live where officials now say the mother's story was all a lie. >> reporter: neighbors tell me they're upset and can't understand why someone would lie about an attempted child kid kidnapping. in the meantime the mother who made apparently made the false report lives in the two story home behind me. our camera was there, you could barely see the mother, that's the top of the head. they quickly walked inside without talking. but yesterday she told us and police that a man had walked up to her and tried to snatch her 3-year-old daughter from her arms. >> we were tugging at each other and her bottom
the door in oakland perry ed the temperatures throughout the day shows that by 8:00 a.m. we will still be clinging on to the 30's for the delta perry ed we will have a wide range of 40's for the rest of the bay area. it is very mild conditions already down in the south bay. as we move to 8:00 p.m. tonight it will not drop as fast as it has been periods by 8:00 p.m. it will just be a mixture upper 40's to low 50's. >> check out the numbers in the south bay. saith if you like to yesterday will definitely like today perry ed it will be 66 for campbell. saith the east bay will not be as warm but they're still holding on to low 60's. it will be 61 degrees for castro valley. you will see a wide range of low 60's and richmond will be coming in at 64 degrees. if you are heading up to tahoe for the week can you do not need your chains currently now perry ed it will be freezing fog for the morning hours. if the afternoon high will climb into the upper 40's. if you should bundle up for the morning perry ed >> your kron 47 day around the bay highlights warmer weather for sunday and monday. we do h
game! four homicides in one night. and, tonight. the oakland police department says it's agressively searching for the suspects responsible for yesterday's string of murders. and, as kron four's philippe djegal reports. police are saying today that there are several groups involved. the oakland police department says the shootings are a result of several feuding groups. at this point, investigators are not calling those groups gangs. police say the violence amounts to retaliatory attacks. and, that they are committing extra resources to track down the killers. the first shooting was reported around 2:30 p-m, when police found a man hit with multiple gunshot wounds near east 17th street and 23rd avenue. he was transported to the hospital but later died. then, at around three p-m. a man was found dead, also suffering from gunshots near canon ave and wellington st just after 4 p-m a shooting was reported at 34th near west st.. no victims were found, but later a man was admitted to a nearyby hospital where he died. and just after eight. police found a man dead suffering from gunshot woun
and the leadership of that city has to show the way. >> oakland gets some advice from a former mayor as the city grapples again with how to respond to a spike in deadly violence. we have been here before and tonight cbs 5 reporter phil matier points out the various factions are falling into a familiar pattern that normally frankly ends in failure. phil. >> reporter: that's right. and it is going to be an interesting twist because oakland is really at a crossroads. here's the story. how many times have we seen a surge of violence in the streets of oakland followed by officials saying the violence has got to stop and then the city council meeting where the latest plan being offered is met with stiff opposition. >> let's stop it. >> reporter: this time the fight is over bringing in former new york police chief bill bratton as an advisor on reducing crime but it was his controversial use of "stop & frisk" that some say targets minorities that took center stage. bob jackson who asked the mayor for a state of emergency was one of those who sat through the barrage.
. hayward says a little bit of patchy fog and 36 degrees. offshore breeze mainly, oakland has one and one at half moon bay. inland, it's still going to stay in the 50s. some of that fog makes it tough along with the east breeze. there's a 12-degree difference between plan hill and vallejo at the same time. it gives you an idea of what's going on. 50s for some. low 60s for others. 60 novato. and then 54 antioch to 62 oakland. alameda, 60. but livermore, 55. 63 balmy degrees, milpitas, santa clara, 60. half moon bay, daly city, same think. it will be close for menlo park and redwood city and san francisco. not much of a change. but other than that, it's a dry forecast. >>> there's shock and confusion this morning at notre dame. a football star bound for the nfl says he was duped by an elaborate hoax. mike tobin is live at the fox news bureau in chicago. it's about a made-up girlfriend from stanford university. mike? >> reporter: whether it's a convoluted scam or prank or a convoluted attack on promotion, somebody is laying on the blarney. the only thing that's clear at this station of the g
for new ways to reduce the reduce -- to reduce the violence in oakland. the changes ahead for this year. >> reporter: beer live in walnut creek where it's freeze -- we're live in walnut creek where it's freezing. >> reporter: and more people are complaining about taxicab services. we'll you what some of the complaints are and why some may surprise you. wé [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or how to get great prices on things you need. if your resolution is saving money, safeway gives you real big club card deals each week. now's a good time to pack your lunches. lean cuisine is just $1.99. yoplait yogurt is just 50 cents. resolutions, kept. and charmin is $13.99 for 30 double rolls. real big deals this week and every week. only at safeway. ingredients for life. >>> well, clear skies out there and cold readings. a lot of 20s inland. we have the frost advisory until 9:00 and then a freeze warning until 9:00 but the good news, temperatures will recover. but right now they are very, very cold. for more on the freeze warning, we go live to ktvu's tara moriart
. the temperatures are warming in a number of places. 66 degrees and the same in napa. oakland, redwood city and half moon bay. as for take a live look outside with the increase with clouds from a system to the north. so far, not a lot of rain with just some of rainfall totals isolated. the satellite showing some sporadic shower activity. just to the south over the el diablo range. we are bracing for the system but not that strong. as it is moving towards us it is a drying up. not much rainfall associated. a bit of a break and clear skies in spotty cloud patterns offshore. with more showers near the coast. and also indicating cold temperatures. it is coming out from the gulf of alaska. spot a shower activity but some areas hit or miss. keeping the umbrella handy but you will notice partly cloudy skies and mostly sunny for the weekend. showers here, there. the dry, warm weekend will continue. however, by 8:00 p.m., still the possibility of lingering showers otherwise, dry conditions returning to the northward just some areas of the very light rain and that is it. we will start to see the clouds of dec
. this is worth running into. this is sears. amtrak service is stopped between oakland and martinez because of a suspicious fire in crockett. a pier near th >>> good morning. 7:26. i'm frank mallicoat f get you caught up with some bay area headlines now. amtrak service is delayed between oakland's and martinez because of a suspicious fire in crockett. a pier near the c & h sugar company burning this morning. fire boats are on the scene. still trying to take care of that fire. >>> this is the day fire stations in lafayette martinez and walnut creek are closing to save contra costa county's fire district millions of dollars. also a station in clayton will cut back to 36 hours a week. >>> and a new convenience store is being ordered to shut its doors in san mateo. the city council agrees with neighbors that the 7-eleven should not have been approved in a residential zone. it's been open for two weeks. traffic and weather coming up. >>> good morning. heading into hayward we have an accident westbound 92 approaching industrial. across the san mateo bridge, tho
with clergy and civic leaders calling for an end to the violence in the streets of oakland. some headed to the interfaith service. each cross represents a person murdered in oakland this year. it grew to 131 crosses this year up from 103 last year. >> this is crazy and there are kids playing with grown up toys and don't know how to;0! control them, how to handle them. and i think it's -- enough is enough. you've got to stop somewhere. >> some families called on city leaders to put more plfrs on the streets. >> violence in the bay, san jose police hoping to recover surveillance video from an underground parking garage to figure out what prok proe voked a shooting that killed a person there outside an apartment complex just blocks from the santa clara county fair grounds, police found a man on the ground dying from gunshot wounds, they detained two people this, is the 46th homicide of year in san jose. the most since 1991. >> people are now feeling relievedded after four recent arrests in the town's murder case. an entrepreneur was found dead in his home after what police called a home in
far this year. that's almost one a day. five of them were killed. in oakland california, there have been 13 homicide since sandy hook. today the police were unable to break down how many of those in oakland from shootings but we do know from over the past weekend 11 people were wounded in gun violence. and last friday four people died in oakland shootings over the span of six hours. with us now is oakland's congresswoman democrat barbara lee. welcome inside "the war room"." i only wish you were here on set. >> pleased to be with you. >> jennifer: well, let's talk about the gun issue first because you do represent an area that has been certainly in the crosshairs, if you will, of gun violence. do you expect this latest round of gun safety efforts promoted by the president and vice president, to actually have an impact on urban violence? >> jennifer quite frankly i'm optimistic that we'll be able to move something forward. of course, we know what the political dynamics are here in the house of representatives but i think the american people, and i think every poll has shown since the
at the limit from san jose and santa clara. and here's a look at the nimitz, 880 near the oakland coliseum. and past washington, everything improves toward oakland and the macarthur maze. that's traffic, back to you. >>> there was a little football game played overt weekend. the 49ers -- over the weekend and the 49ers won it and will go to the super bowl. >> cate cauguiran is in san francisco. is the celebration still going on out there. >> reporter: well, i think people are kind of taking their break right now. once daylight heat -- hits you'll see the red and gold. i don't know if any parties could rival the spirit and celebration we saw with last night's win. the san francisco 49ers did come home last night, here they are arriving into the san jose's airport, and by the time they got back into the bay area, celebrations were in full swing. people were delirious with joy and in minutes of the win, super bowl t-shirts were on the streets. some of them were going for 20 bucks a pop. >> we got that. we're going to the super bowl. and the stingiest defen
in oakland, they wrapped up roadwork. so all roads are open in hayward and downtown. >>> surveillance video captured a man trying to kidnap a 13- year-old girl in san jose. the teenager fought hard and broke free. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is at the san jose police department with more on this investigation. cate. >> reporter: good morning. officers at the san jose police department are hoping this new surveillance video can lead to the arrest of the suspect. >> we slowed it down to get a closer look. first a victim wearing white gets snatched from behind. dragged into a dark driveway. police say the 13-year-old screamed and fought back. a few seconds later she broke free and ran down the street. police released this sketch of the suspect. this happened last friday morning on 33rd and saint james. officers commended the bill for putting up the fight. >> it was a frightening situation and she fought back and escaped the perpetrator. >> officers say the suspect wore blue dickie's work pants with brown shoes stained with white paint. >> anyone with
series, and we're told they occasionally pop in over in oakland for a raider game. >> police want to you take a look at a sketch of a man wanted for trying to snatch a 3-year-old girl out of her mother's arms. here it s police say it is critical to get this man off the streets before he strikes again. the mother says the man began chet chathing with them around 5:30 last night. >> he kneeled down to talk to my 3-year-old picked her up by her ankles and started to pull her from me. her bots fell off, pants coming off. he was pulling hard. >> neighbors say they did not hear or see anything out of the ordinary police say they're canvassing the area is a follow up on every lead possible. our concern is that if he's willing to be as brazen as he was yesterday evening, who is to say he won't do this again. >> here is a look at the sketch again, police describe the man as about 20, 30 years old, five foot six with a thin build. the mother says he smelled like motor oil. >> the fbi is refusing to say why it raided a real estate office this afternoon but sky 7 was overhead. agents removed boxes a
's a look at current readings. in the 30s in the north bay. 36 in fairfield. 51 in san francisco. oakland, 44. 37 in livermore. 45 in san jose. >> we'll take a look at the seven-day forecast. >> ama: still to come at 11:00, fleury -- flurry of activities as the president gets sworn in for a second term. >>> plus, people run for their lives during a shooting at a gun show, and it wasn't the only one today. >> later, bloody end to the hostage standoff in algeria. what >> ama: it is inaugural weekend at the nation's capitol. tonight michelle obama and her children rocked out at the kids' inaugural concert. the president will take the official oath of office tomorrow and festivities continue through monday. here's a preview. reporter: hundreds of thousands have packed the national mall on monday, eager to witness in person the second inauguration of president obama. but they're not quite partying like it's 2009. four years ago, record 1.8 million people gathered to see the swearing in of the first african-american president this year officials estimate 600,000 to 800,000 will be on hand. more
forever. >> right now in, oakland forces lining up for battle over whether to hire a tough ex-police chief to help solve the crime problem, good evening, everyone. >> and a former top cop being considered as a skrim consultant in oak0oen reasoned. bill brat oncomes where a reputation as a lawman. the city council will discuss bringing him on board tonight. >> looks like it's going to be a long one. i'm told 200 people signed up to speak the oakland police department is expecting it to be lively as wex i saw 20 officers gathered in from thepámt chambers preparg to deal with a large number of people who do not want the city to hire high profile police consultant william opponents spoke out against the police strategy that's have been controversial in other cities. the former l.a. police chief favors the use of stop and frisk techniques. >> and we've seen a cross the country, results of his brand of policing. weakened kplunts, more devastation and poor communities, lgbt communities more devastated than when he came in. >> oakland police chief says there is too much emphasis being placed on s
-control legislation, because they are way too extreme. and then we have a story about how the city of oakland is spending so much more money on the raiders than they are on cops, and the results that is having. a young mother from oakland says she is afraid to have a young black boy in oakland. and we have a filmmaker that made a movie about how they are crying to create creationism in texas. >> jennifer: wow. sounds like a jam-packed night. all right. we'll be watching at the top of the hour. thanks, cenk. >> thank you. >> jennifer: chuck hagel will face some tough questions tomorrow. he has been nominated for secretary of defense and the neo-cons are not thrilled about the prospect of hagel heading up the military because they are concerned that he won't protect the defense budget from the sharp spending cuts that are expected with the ending of the wars in iraq and afghanistan, and the looming threat of the sequester, those cuts could slash the pentagon's budget -- here is what the pentagon's budget is $553 billion and the sequester would slash that budget by $50
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